'Will always miss you': Salman Khan mourns death of composer Wajid

Wajid worked on Salman's films like Wanted, Dabangg series and Ek Tha Tiger

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan mourned the loss of composer-singer Wajid Khan of music director duo Sajid-Wajid who died on Monday at a Mumbai hospital.

"Wajid Vil always love, respect, remember n miss u as a person n ur talent, Love u n may your beautiful soul rest in peace ... (sic)" Salman tweeted. Salman's frequent collaborator, Wajid, along with brother Sajid was popular for their work on the actor's films such as Wanted, Dabangg series and Ek Tha Tiger. The music composer duo made their Bollywood debut with Salman’s 1998 movie Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya.

Wajid, 42, had underlying kidney issues, Sajid told media he died of a cardiac arrest while confirming that the musician had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Wajid also did playback for Salman in chartbusters like 'Mera He Jalwa', 'Fevicol Se' and for Akshay Kumar in 'Chinta Ta Chita Chita' from the film Rowdy Rathore, among others.

He recently co-composed Salman's songs 'Pyaar Karona' and 'Bhai Bhai', which the actor released on his YouTube channel amid lockdown.

The brother-composer duo also scored the title tracks for reality TV show Bigg Boss seasons 4 and 6, hosted by Salman.

-with PTI inputs